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Location Name: El Paso, TX 
Job/Requisition ID: 54812
Location Address: 212 N. Clark St., El Paso, TX, United States (US), 79907
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt





Provides process engineering expertise for assigned projects in refining sector.  Performs process engineering activities and provides oversight for all project phases.  Work includes feasibility and economic studies, conceptual design, identification and evaluation of alternatives, front end design, detail engineering, construction support, assistance with procedure development, leading process safety management, and support of startup and commissioning.


Key Responsibilities


  • Drives assigned scoping studies and provides leadership to idea generation in Conceptual.  Leads process engineering for comprehensive Conceptual content including cost estimate.  Works with business and planning resources to develop and understand business case(s) and associated economic drivers. 
  • Owns the basic process design package and defines a solid scope in Feasibility for effective Definition stage deliverables working with the project sponsor.  Supports detailed engineering resulting in complete “Issued for Construction” drawings that maintain design against prior stage definition, overall project goals, and Implementation stage objectives.  Provides process input for project pre-Startup review and Startup.  Works with unit engineers to organize and conduct unit performance tests to determine if benefits are realized.  Provides support to process design evaluations and potential changes should project not deliver stated goals and objectives.
  • Supports project closeout process-related activities such as as-built drawings and MOC (Management of Change) closeout.  Provides assistance in conducting lessons learned on project performance.
  • Reviews and approves, as delegated by management, technical and scope documents needed to appropriately support process engineering oversight of assigned projects.  Provides leadership to development of PFD’s (process flow diagrams), P&ID’s (piping and instrumentation diagrams), control narratives, and cause & effect documents from initial design, PSM (process safety activities) activities/reviews, detailed engineering, and construction and commissioning.
  • Participates in development and implementation of operator training, operating manuals, management of change (MOC) development, HAZOP (hazard and operability study) reviews and recommendation follow-up, P&ID review and verification from a process engineering perspective.
  • Provides leadership to development, maintenance and overall quality of other typical process engineering deliverables.  These include process design basis, heat and mass balances, process simulations, equipment sizing and design, ISBL/OSBL (inside battery limits, outside battery limits) interface conditions, and other items relevant to assigned projects.
  • Provides process engineering technical leadership and answers questions from engineering contractors and technical disciplines to ensure clarity and accuracy of design against project goals and objectives.  Proactively engages with company process engineering SMEs, local and corporate environmental, and local operations to insure scope clarity and accuracy against project goals and objectives.  Proactively supports technical management and communication to project stakeholders.
  • Provides oversight (and ownership depending on the project) to engineering contractors performing process work.  Keeps engineering contractors working efficiently by demonstrating urgency to resolve open issues and action items.
  • Supports unit process engineers, including turnaround support, when requested by management.
  • Effectively communicate opportunities to affected Area Teams and the RLT.
  • Develop project justification and submittals for annual capital budget.


Experience and Education


  • Minimum undergraduate chemical engineering degree required.
  • Minimum 10 years engineering experience in refining industry required.
  • Works extended hours, including nights and weekends, in process operations environment and during periods of inclement weather.  Accesses areas of refinery requiring use of stairs and/or ladders to inspect critical process and mechanical equipment including periods of inclement weather. Responds to upset conditions during off hours.
  • Strong communication skills required – verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively engage with multiple levels in the organization - wage, technical, and management
  • Some business travel to engineering offices may be required.



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation



Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

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